Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

Radiological Control Technician (Principal Technologist)

2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 12:17 PM)
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If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).



Nuclear Facility Worker - This position is subject to the requirements of DOE Order 426.2.



Education and experience requirements will be screened accordingly.

  • Associate degree in radiological controls or related field plus 13 years' progressive related experience or High School diploma or equivalent plus 15 years' progressive related experience.
  • Must be currently qualified or be able to qualify within 6 months of start date to the DOE Radiological Control Technician (RCT) standardized core training programs.
  • National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist (NRRPT) certification desired.
  • Current knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to radiological control.
  • Radioactive material shipper qualification desired or obtained within one year of start date.
  • OJT/Instructor Training experience desired or achieve internal company certification within one year of start date.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment on a wide variety of tasks is critical.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook is required.
  • Must be able to be fitted for and qualify for use with various respiratory protection and personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to participate in National Response Asset Deployment activities.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.


Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, "Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites," will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, "Counterintelligence Evaluation Program."

    • Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, "Personnel Security." Per DOE O 426.2, these are personnel principally involved in calibration, inspection, troubleshooting, testing, maintenance, and radiation protection activities. Examples are laboratory technicians, instrument technicians, industrial hygiene, environmental, quality control, and decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) technicians, and radiological control technicians.


Minimum entry-level requirements for non-reactor nuclear facilities include the following:

  • 1 year of Job-related Experience


MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Perform radiological surveys and monitor radiological conditions and work practices utilized by Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) and/or subcontractors in assigned areas. Assigned areas include U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) properties and other locations within the U.S. Review radiological work permits and work packages, ensuring that work is performed in accordance with approved work documents.

  • Implement stop work authority in a responsible manner when radiological or safety conditions warrant.
  • Ensure that corrective actions taken to mitigate hazards are properly implemented and effective in eliminating the unsafe conditions.
  • Prior to use, verify that radiological instrumentation is functioning properly.
  • Such instrumentation includes, but is not limited to, air sampling equipment, dose rate meters, and contamination monitors.
  • Select and post various approved radiological signs to ensure that radiological work sites are properly identified to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Research records of potential radiological sites to determine whether sites are radiologically impacted and performs appropriate confirmation surveys.
  • Maintain training and qualifications current and attend onsite and offsite training as necessary to maintain competency in the radiological control field.
  • Participate in briefings and advise other personnel on radiological conditions and requirements of a particular work situation.
  • Assist, as assigned, in accident or occurrence investigations. Organize, evaluate, and interpret data by comparison against standards and guidelines.
  • Ensure generation of records for radiation surveys and other job activities; appropriate forms and logbooks, as required.
  • Support/participate with and be a member of various emergency response teams with the potential of U.S. and worldwide travel.
  • Coordinate assigned work with other technical personnel as directed.
  • Assist in developing procedures, work plans, and work control documents.
  • Perform related work as assigned by supervisor.